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Concert: Farah Siraj
New York, New York, USA
Early February
Description
Bio Named Jordans “Musical Ambassadress”, Jordanian virtuoso Farah Siraj balances a career that spans the United States, Europe and the Middle East. Farah has performed at some of the worlds most prestigious platforms, including the United Nations, Nobel Prize Hall, the World Economic Forum, the TV show Good Morning Live in the USA, MBC TV in the Middle East and the Antena de Oro Awards of Spain. In addition, Farah represents Jordan annually on United Nations World Peace Day. Farahs music often expresses the reality of war and raises awareness for the urgent need for peace. In recognition of her humanitarian efforts, Farah was invited to perform at the 2012 United Nations Humanitarian Awards in New York under the patronage of HE Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-moon. In addition, Farahs music was played before the United Nations Security Council before passing a legislation regarding the genocide in Darfur. ***** Reviews Farah Siraj... vivacious Arabic Flamenco Jazz Rolling Stone Magazine, November 26th, 2012 The Norah Jones of the Middle East, sweet-voiced Jordanian singer Farah Siraj presents a cross-cultural collab she calls the Arabian Jazz Project TimeOut, New York, July 26th, 2012 If the straight-ahead stuff isn’t enough, and you’re up for an act that stretches the boundaries of jazz outside both the genre and the American border, look no further than Farah Siraj The Villager, July 19th, 2012 Related Links http://www.farahsiraj.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tOyt_mk0to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9Y1E3B6_W0 **** Alwans music program is made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in Partnership with the City Council.
Performers
Farah Siraj
Venue
Alwan for the Arts, 16 Beaver, 4th Floor
Times
doors open 7:30 pm; concert 8:00 pm
Admission & Parking
$20 General $15 Students, Members, and Seniors Tickets Available at the door
Website
http://alwanforthearts.org
Infophone
646-7323261
Email
events@alwanforthearts.org
 



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